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Byte Magazine Volume 07 Number 04 - Human Factors Engineering (THIRD SCAN)

Published April 1982

p.32 The Generic Word Processor, A Word-Processing System for All Your Needs
[author Philip Schrodt]
You'll be amazed by this product's versatility.
p.40 Use Infrared Communication for Remote Control
[author Steve Ciarcia]
Texas Instruments' SN76832AN Infrared Remote-Control Receiver simplifies the tough job of receiving modulated infrared light.
p.50 How to Use Color Displays Effectively , A Look at the Elements of Color Vision and Their Implications for Programmers
[author John Durrett and Judi Trezona]
Color is becoming an affordable option for personal computers, but like any new tool, it has special limitations and requirements.
p.56 A Human-Factors Case Study Based on the IBM Personal Computer
[author Robert G. Cooper Jr., Paul Thain Marston, John Durrett, and Theron Stimmel]
Members of a human-factors evaluation team put the Personal Computer to the test.
p.108 A Human-Factors Style Guide for Program Design
[author Henry Simpson]
Design considerations that make programs userfriendly.
p.134 The Atari Tutorial , Part 8 : Generating Sound with Software
[author Bob Fraser]
The sound capabilities of the Atari 400 and 800 are influenced by the software technique used.
p.158 A Po(r)tpourri of Ideas, Fifth In a Series
[author William Barden Jr.]
Three inexpensive hardware and software projects for a tone generator, a telephone dialer, and an RS-232C output channel.
p.186 The Input/Output Primer, Part 3 : The Parallel and HPIB (IEEE-488) Interfaces
[author Steve Leibson]
An introduction to two common interfaces between computers and other devices.
p.212 User's Column: The Osborne 1, Zeke's New Friends, and Spelling Revisited
[author Jerry Pournelle]
A seasoned computer user takes a look at new products and updates.
p.242 Designing the Star User Interface
[author Dr. David Canfield Smith, Charles Irby, Ralph Kimball, Bill Verplank, and Eric Harslem]
The Star User Interface adheres rigorously to a small set of principles designed to make the system seem friendly by simplifying the human-machine interface.
p.284 Designing a Text Editor? The User Comes First
[author Steven Jong]
A system's power is measured in ease of use.
p.302 Managing Words: What Capabilities Should You Have with a Text Editor?
[author Craig A. Finseth]
The ideal text editor is defined drawing on the experience of many users.
p.322 A Disk Operating System for FORTH, An In-depth Look at How a DOS Operates
[author Peter Reece]
Develop a DOS for the FORTH language and gain an understanding on how all DOSes operate.
p.380 MOD III: TRS-80 Model III Features for Your Model I
[author Joe W. Rocke]
Add video line print, selectable cursor, and automatic key repeat to your TRS-80 Model I.
p.398 Binary-Coded Text, A Text-Compression Method
[author Dr. Richard Tropper]
You can trim text size by 40 percent by encoding common character strings.
p.439 Career Opportunities in Computing
[author Jacqueline Johnston]
Hobby-level interest in computers can lead to a career in the computer industry.
p.447 Converting Apple DOS and Pascal Text Files
[author John B. Matthews]
Now you can exchange information between DOS 3.3 and Pascal Operating Systems.
p.464 A Simple Multiprocessor implementation
[author John Harrington]
A simple connection can be the start of a multiprocessing, multitasking system.
p.472 An introduction to NSC Tiny BASIC, The Language of the INS8073
[author Jim Handy]
National Semiconductor's unique version of Tiny BASIC combines the elegance and efficiency of assembly language with the convenience of a high-level language.
p.76 The Hewlett-Packard Interface Loop-HPIL
[author Robert Katz]
p.96 Strawberry Tree's Dual Thermometer Card for the Apple
[author Dr. William Murray]
p.312 Two Word Processors for North Star
[author Edgar F. Coudal]
p.371 Selector IV by Micro-Ap, An Information-Management Program
[author Jack L. Abbott]

p.6 Editorial: A Revolution in Your Pocket
p.20 Letters
p.102, 155, 240 Book Reviews: Software Psychology: Human Factors in Computer and Information Systems; The Mind's I: Handbook of Digital IC Applications
p.104 Product Description: The Epson HX-20, The First Byte-sized Computer
p.362 Technical Forum: MicroShakespeare
p.418 BYTE's Bits
p.419 What's New?
p.429 Ask BYTE
p.432, 436 Programming Quickies: A BASIC Program for Home Cryptography; Base Conversion on the TRS-80 Pocket Computer
p.435 Software Received
p.482 System Notes: Easy-Entry Program for Radio Shack's Color Computer
p.489 Clubs and Newsletters
p.490 Books Received
p.491 Event Queue
p.542 Unclassified Ads
p.542 BOMB. BOMB Results
p.544 Reader Service

Year 1982
Language English
Collection byte-magazine; computermagazines; magazine_rack; additional_collections


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